The singer, composer. Born Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll second February 1977 in Barranquilla, Colombia. With a Lebanese father and a mother, Shakira honors her Colombian heritage, Latin American and Arab music. He wrote his first song at the age of 8 and signed her first recording contract at age 13.
After her first two albums flopped, Shakira took the reins of her third album, became involved in all aspects of its production. Released in 1996, Pies Descalzos, meaning “bare feet” sold over three million copies. This album contains their signature sound, a mixture of Latin, rock and Arabic music. Track with thieves? (1998), which translates as “Where are the thieves?” Reached the top of Billboard’s Latin charts. Building on the success of their albums, Shakira became a music superstar in the Spanish market, known for his powerful voice and incredible hip-shaking belly dance moves.
Although very popular in many parts of the world, Shakira had not yet reached a significant role in the American charts. She moved to Miami with the family to meet their goals, and learned to write songs in English. She enlisted Emilio Estefan, Gloria Estefan and the Miami Sound Machine fame, to act as her manager and producer. His first English language album, Laundry Service (2001), provided Shakira with the success of the U.S. wanted album charts at number three, selling over 200,000 copies in its first week. Songs “anytime, anywhere” and “under your clothes” were hits.
Back to Shakira Top 10 albums chart 2005 times. It was first published in Spanish Oral Fixation, Vol One in June, followed in November in English Oral Fixation, Vol 2nd He won a Grammy for Best Latin Rock / Alternative Album Oral Fixation, Vol 1, the second time to win this honor. Previously, he won the 2000 Grammy for Best Latin Pop Album for Shakira: MTV Unplugged.
Great tour, Shakira released two album Live Concert: 2007 Oral Fixation Tour 2008th In July 2009, Shakira released a new single, “She Wolf”, his studio album of the same name. The album was certified platinum in 2010 and reached number 15 on the Billboard 2009th Her hit “Waka Waka” from her 2010 album Business El Sol became the subject of the FIFA World Cup in the 2010th The global superstar headed on tour shortly after to promote her album.